Our EveryAction Hero: Healthier Colorado

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Healthier Colorado is a nonprofit working to elevate the voices of Coloradans in the public policy process, ensuring healthier standards of living across the state’s diverse communities. From reducing obesity and related chronic diseases to mental and behavioural health, Healthier Colorado works to advocate and mobilize individuals to take action for better and more equitable health outcomes. How did Healthier Colorado get its start?

Instant-On Cause Marketing Benefiting the Colorado Wildfire Fight

Cause Related Marketing

Qdoba Mexican Grill, a Colorado-based fast-casual Mexican food chain restaurant, is doing one of those instant-on cause marketing efforts benefiting the firefighting effort in the wildfire-ravaged state of Colorado. Next Tuesday, July 10, 2012 all 72 Qdoba restaurants in Colorado will ask customers for a minimum $1 donation to the Red Cross fund called Colorado Wildfires 2012. Qdoba Colorado Wildfires 2012 American Red Cross Instant-On Cause Marketing cause marketing

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More Instant-On Cause Marketing from Colorado's Front Range

Cause Related Marketing

When I posted about Qdoba’s instant-on cause marketing effort to benefit the Colorado wildfire crisis, the estimable cause marketer Steve Drake asked where was the rest of these kind of promotions were to be found, especially in the state of Colorado. In fact, a number of Colorado food and dining establishments have offered cause marketing, flat donations of money and food, in addition to prayers.

Snow in May: The Value of Expectations in Branding

Mission Minded

Blog Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Messaging Storytelling brand Colorado nonprofit snow Also titled: Why I Refuse to Get Out My Snow Shovel Today is Monday, May 12, 2014, and I’m feeling a bit glum. I’m feeling glum because I expect certain things from May 12th: standing barefoot on my lawn while playing catch with my kids, a nice glass of wine while sitting on my front […].

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A Problem In Our Marriage?

NonProfit Branding

Compound irony here… Lyons is recovering from the Colorado Floods! Until September 12 VisABILITY operated out of buildings in Lyons Colorado. Funny Post. Our company is going strong & we’re ready to post again. This Faux Serious complaint & plea for assistance was taped before the flood wrecked our beautiful little town. Now – post

Which State’s Nonprofit Association Has the Best Site?

Mission Minded

As part of our work to redesign the website of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, we surveyed the websites of every other state nonprofit association across the country. Nonprofit Design Nonprofit Web colorado nonprofit association design navigation nonprofit association state site usability web web designWant to know where the best association websites are? You might be surprised to see that the most populous states aren’t necessarily those who lead the field in our [.].

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

We live in the Colorado foothills near Boulder.). We are now within a couple weeks of launching our marketing campaign to Colorado nonprofits first. Communications Community Cross-Post Design Donor Acquisition Fundraising Graphic Design Interview Marketing Nonprofit Perspectives Blog blogging branding Car Talk Carnegie Hall Colorado marketing Metropolitan Opera Non-profit organization NPR Public broadcasting

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Nonprofit Branding — Meet the Water Girls (This post is personal!)

NonProfit Branding

Colorado’s flood disaster badly messed up Boulder County. It says at the top “this post is personal.” ” The cheery clown signals how lucky our family and company were last September. Torrents thundered down from the High Country, pushing boulders and trees and houses and trucks through our town’s commercial and residential districts – heading for Nebraska. […]. Fun Stuff Uncategorized

On the Radio: Great Examples of Stories Bringing Life to Complex Issues

Mission Minded

Nonprofit Annual Report Nonprofit communications Nonprofit Copywriting Nonprofit Messaging Storytelling amory lovins best practices colorado public radio communication luis alberto urrea messages narrative nonprofit storytelling NPR rocky mountain institute storyThere’s no question that stories are an essential gateway to understanding complex issues. This was as true in Shakespeare’s and Cervante’s times as it is today.

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Nonprofit Branding – Meet the Water Girls (This post is personal!)

NonProfit Branding

Colorado’s flood disaster badly messed up Boulder County. It says at the top “this post is personal.” ” The cheery clown signals how lucky our family and company were last September. Torrents thundered down from the High Country, pushing boulders and trees and houses and trucks through our town’s commercial and residential districts – heading for Nebraska. […]. Fun Stuff Uncategorized

Nonprofit Branding: Something to Celebrate here!

NonProfit Branding

Happily putting the Colorado Floods behind us.** We’re back to posting. Now we’re rolling out a new series Called the Major Gift Sandbox. It explains Major Gift activity for beginners. Our goal is to help you decide you can join the game – and to show you how.From these videos you’ll find Major Gift activity [.]. Fundraising Uncategorized

Nonprofit Branding: Blog Going a Little Wonkey Today (02/18/14)

NonProfit Branding

Now that we have recovered from last September’s Colorado Flood Disaster, we are getting ready to resume publication of this blog. But first – we’re reformatting. Moving some posts into libraries under new headings. Oddly, as we move older articles into a new locations, a few republish themselves. And pop into your inbox. Under their […

Nonprofit Branding: & the Good News is….

NonProfit Branding

The good news is that we finally got past last Fall’s Colorado Flood Disaster. Now we’ll resume regular blog posts. You’ll note that the blog is now organized into five ever-evolving content libraries. The one I think will be most cool and most fun is The SNARK TANK! We begin posting new content next week. But […]. Fun Stuff Uncategorized brand management branding crisis communications nonprofit branding Nonprofit marketing VisABILITY

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator , Colorado Water Trust (Denver, CO). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Chief Marketing Officer , National Aquarium (Baltimore, MD). Communications Associate , The Anti-Violence Project. New York, NY). Communications Coordinator , Blue Shield of California Foundation (Chico, CA). Communications Manager , Grand Canyon Trust (Flagstaff, AZ). Email & Mobile Manager , Amnesty International (Flexible location).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Marketing Communications Specialist Colorado HealthOP (Denver, CO). Online Communications Specialist The Resource Exchange (Colorado Springs, CO). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY). Chief Strategy and Communications Officer Bay.org. San Francisco, CA). Communications Director Transgender Law Center (Oakland, CA). Communications Manager Hollaback (Brooklyn, NY).

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What’s The Strategy Behind Your Visual Identity?

Mission Minded

We recently helped our friends at Energy Outreach Colorado develop a new brand strategy, culminating […]. In a time (always) where consumers are constantly bombarded with messages and requests, first impressions are everything. That’s why it’s so important for your nonprofit to have a visual identity that supports the core beliefs and impact of your work. The post What’s The Strategy Behind Your Visual Identity? appeared first on Mission Minded.

Teva’s BOGO Cause Marketing Returns Company's Philanthropy to its Watery Origins

Cause Related Marketing

Teva, the footwear company, started out making sandals for Colorado River Guides. And at its founding in 1984, Teva supported the nonprofit Save the Colorado, as it still does today. The key partners are the Waterkeeper Alliance, Ocean Conservancy and Save the Colorado. But as the company grew the footprint of its corporate philanthropy got ever-wider and more diffuse. No one likes to say to worthy causes with compelling stories, after all.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Colorado Online Organizer , Stand for Children (Denver, CO). New Opportunities Campaign Manager, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (San Francisco, CA) Chief of Development, Communications & Public Affairs and Senior Director of Communications and Marketing, Child Care Aware (Arlington, VA) Colorado Online Organizer, Stand for Children (Denver, CO) Communications [.]

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Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

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Healthier Colorado. Fact: We love Healthier Colorado’s donation page. From their logo at the top to the textured background to the visually appealing color scheme, Healthier Colorado makes you want to donate just by looking at their page. Kicking off with #GivingTuesday, year-end fundraising season will be in full swing. This busy time is marked with nonprofits around the world striving for new and exciting ways to engage with potential donors.

Oh, Online Communciations Officer

Getting Attention

Development Associates International (Colorado Springs, CO). NEW OPPORTUNITIES 1) Communications and Community Advocacy Associate Sage (New York, NY) 2) Communications and Fundraising Intern Development Associates International (Colorado Springs, CO) 3) Communications Associate, Work for Progress (Philadelphia, PA) 4) Communications Consultant, Teaching Matters (New York, NY) 5) Communications Coordinator, Merchant [.]

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Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—June 15, 2012

Getting Attention

4) Communications Officer , The Colorado Trust (Denver, CO). 2) Communications Coordinator ACLU of Texas (Houston, TX) 3) Communications Director, Audubon Society (Baton Rouge, LA) 4) Communications Officer, The Colorado Trust (Denver, CO) 5) Communications Officer, Open Society Foundations (New York, NY) 6) Communications [.] Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

Getting Attention

Director of Communications , The Colorado Trust (Denver, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Account Manager , Strength in Numbers (Boulder, CO). Associate Director of Marketing , The New York Academy of Sciences (New York, NY). Communications Associate , The Vera Institute of Justice (New York, NY). Communications Coordinator , Far Brook School (Short Hills, NJ).

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Mission Minded Wins PEAK Award from CO American Marketing Association

Mission Minded

Mission Minded’s work on behalf of Denver Art Museum won a Colorado American Marketing Association PEAK award in the integrated marketing campaign category last night. The award recognized the strategic positioning and creative execution of the Marvelous Mud campaign which appeared throughout Denver during the Summer of 2012. Of particular note is that the campaign was extremely [.].

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Minnesota and Colorado are robust examples. There are so many compelling job opportunities for us nonprofit communicators. In fact, job responsibilities in our field continue to grow more varied as channels, platforms, and approaches evolve. For quite a while, I posted submitted jobs and others “best in class” on a weekly basis. I stopped because the job postings didn’t advance Getting Attention’s communications goals.

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Mission Minded Wins PEAK Award from CO American Marketing Association

Mission Minded

Mission Minded’s work on behalf of Denver Art Museum won a Colorado American Marketing Association PEAK award in the integrated marketing campaign category last night. The award recognized the strategic positioning and creative execution of the Marvelous Mud campaign which appeared throughout Denver during the Summer of 2012. Of particular note is that the campaign [.].

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 8, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Manager, Marketing and Media Relations , Junior Achievement , (Colorado Springs, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director, Digital , Fenton , (New York, NY). 2) Communications Associate , Freedom to Marry , (New York, NY). 3) Communications Officer , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , (Princeton, NJ).

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Last Chance for Seattle Workshop and Happy Hour

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy Schwartz and I will be spending the day with nonprofits from Hong Kong, Calgary, Missouri, Texas, Colorado, California, Oregon, and across Washington, taking them step-by-step through the process of creating a real-world nonprofit marketing plan. This Monday, June 13th, is the last day to register for the Total Focus Nonprofit Marketing Plan Workshop in Seattle, taking place on Thursday, June 16.

CauseTalk Radio Ep66: Cone Study: Tragedy Awaits Companies that Lag on Disaster Relief

Selfish Giving

Were company responses to the Yarnell wildfire deaths, Boston bombings and even to the current flooding in Colorado tragic or triumphant? Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Craig Bida , executive vice president, Social Impact, Cone Communications , about his firm’s new study, 2013 Disaster Relief Trend Tracker. Craig shares how people all over the world are looking to companies to provide immediate and long term relief after a disaster.

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Stay Sensitive and Smart Post-Crisis

Getting Attention

naval yard massacre) and natural disasters (flooding in Colorado)— highlight the delicacy of communicating effectively in the shadow of disaster. Post by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The crises of recent days—both person-made (the D.C. Crises like these emphasize the fragility of human life and daily life as we know it, so naturally send many of us into a personal tailspin, even if we’re not personally affected.

5 Tips + 25 Ideas + 3 Tools to Take Your Nonprofit Events Virtual In the Age of Coronavirus – #NPCOVID19

J Campbell Social Marketing

SkyView Academy, a PK-12 public charter school in Colorado, is hosting it’s first Virtual Talent Show on Facebook: Getting seriously creative, SkyView Academy has also hosted: A Virtual Art Show , featuring over 85 pieces of original student art; A Virtual Camp Out , where people can post photos of how they are camping inside (or in their backyards); Virtual Spirit Week with themed days. The coronavirus pandemic is sweeping across the globe.

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The Top 4 Tips for Nonprofit Video Projects

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Based in Denver, he has worked with an illustrious list of non-profits in the Western United states including: The Daniels Fund, Children''s Hospital Colorado Foundation, HopeWest Hospice, University of Wyoming, Colorado School of Mines, Historic Denver, Inc. As a filmmaker with more than 30 years of professional experience, I have witnessed the ability of film to get to the heart of a message, faster, and more powerfully than any other medium.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amie Bennight

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Amie Bennight is Communications Manager for CPCD …giving children a head start, a nonprofit organization in Colorado Springs. Amie Bennight. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. Want to be featured in this series? Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.

Your future?

Getting Attention

Development Associates International (Colorado Springs, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Manager of Digital Media , Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland. College Park, MD). 2) Associate Director of International Social Media. Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (Washington, D.C.).

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

ASAE / Colorado Springs, CO/ TBA. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management. Marketing & Communications. Nonprofit Technology, and more! It doesn't just stop here!

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 8, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Manager, Marketing and Media Relations , Junior Achievement , (Colorado Springs, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director, Digital , Fenton , (New York, NY). 2) Communications Associate , Freedom to Marry , (New York, NY). 3) Communications Officer , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , (Princeton, NJ).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 1, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Manager, Marketing and Media Relations , Junior Achievement , (Colorado Springs, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Specialist , Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston , (Boston, MA). 2) Communications Specialist, New Media , The New Teacher Project , (Brooklyn, NY or telecommute). 3) Director of External Relations , Handicap International , (Takoma Park, MD).

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Election Day Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Select locations of LaMar’s Donuts in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska offered a free donut to people wearing the ‘I Voted’ sticker. Preliminary estimates suggest that voter turnout in yesterday’s general election in the United States was several million short of 2008. But don’t blame the nation’s quick-serve restaurants, which took all kinds of cause marketing-style measures to encourage Americans to exercise their franchise. Here’s a few examples.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kassie Pelan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kassie Pelan is the Communications Coordinator for Re:Vision , a nonprofit based in Denver, Colorado. Kassie Pelan. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. . Want to be featured in this series? Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Where: Colorado Springs, CO. If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events? We narrowed down our full list of conferences to some of our very favorites coming up between March and May. This selection includes events from across the U.S. on a variety of topics, including association leadership, fundraising, technology, foundations, and more.

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Upcoming Events

Fundraising Coach

Breckenridge - September 15 - Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute If you're in or around Colorado, join us for RMPI - the Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute. I'll be on the road quite a bit this fall. If you'll be at one of these events, let's try to meet up! Atlanta - August 14 - YNPN 2017 I'm looking forward to giving leadership trainings on taking charge of your own career. They've let me offer a $30 discount to people reading this.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Philanthropy Southwest / Colorado Springs, CO / $1,100. AFP, Colorado Chapter / TBA / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

It's All about the List! How to Grow and Cultivate Your Most Valuable Online Asset

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After this presentation, you should walk away with resources to understand: best practices for growing your email list best practices for optimizing the emails you send examples of nonprofits using email marketing to grow their online fundraising About our speaker Justin Perkins is an entrepreneur, environmentalist, accidental techie, new media marketing expert and former State water resources administrator for a major watershed in Colorado.

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Super Retention Program – Cerebral Palsy Alliance

The Agitator

Yesterday I complained … only ONE retention superstar had responded from our Agitator audience — Colorado Public Radio. But I shouldn’t complain; it’s quality that counts. A second superb case study has arrived. Jonathon Grapsas at Flat Earth Direct in Australia has been working on retention amongst clients who do much of their donor acquisition via face-to-face solicitation.